Users booking trips to Bilbao from London found flights 98% cheaper than the average price of flights to Bilbao. To find the cheapest price to Bilbao from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, January is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Bilbao. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $483. If you don’t want to visit Bilbao in January, then you should wait until February to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $506.
The best time to book a flight to Bilbao from United States is 41 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $630. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Bilbao at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $303 in the past 72 hours.
Our data shows that Wednesday is the least expensive day to fly to Bilbao. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $602. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Friday because tickets tend to average around $717. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Bilbao.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Bilbao is at noon. Flights from United States to Bilbao during this time can be as low as $509. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $684.
If you are planning a flight to Bilbao and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the month of November. This month will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Bilbao, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. Those looking for a great museum with interesting exhibits should take time out of their trip to Bilbao to go see Museo Guggenheim Bilbao. Museo Guggenheim Bilbao is particularly popular with tourists when the weather in Bilbao is not ideal.
Those flying to Bilbao could potentially find better pricing at Vitoria-Gasteiz Airport (28 mi from Bilbao city center), Santander Airport (46 mi from Bilbao city center), San Sebastián Airport (58 mi from Bilbao city center), Logroño Agoncillo Airport (64 mi from Bilbao city center) or Pamplona Airport (73 mi from Bilbao city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Logroño Agoncillo Airport has an average price of $241 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Bilbao. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.
Currently, Spain travel restrictions include travel to Bilbao. Spain has reopened its borders to travelers from most EU countries; however, entry remains restricted to travelers arriving from other areas, except for Spanish nationals and residents, and accompanying immediate family members. As of July 22, travelers arriving from Montenegro and Serbia are no longer allowed to enter Spain. Spain has reopened its borders to travelers from the EU, the Schengen area, and the UK. Travelers arriving from the aforementioned areas are no longer required to present a residency certificate or to self-isolate upon entry into Spain; however they will need to complete an "FCS health control form" 48 hours before arrival at https://www.spth.gob.es/. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival. Travelers will also undergo a temperature check and visual health assessment. For travelers arriving from outside the EU, only the following categories of travelers may enter: •Habitual residents in the European Union, Schengen Associated States, Andorra, Monaco, The Vatican, or San Marino. •Holders of a long-term visa issued by a Schengen member of Schengen Associated State who are going to that country. •Health professionals coming to Spain for work. •Goods and transport personnel in the practice of their duties. •Diplomats, consular, international officials, military personnel, civil protection and members of humanitarian organizations in the practice of their duties. •Students who study in one of the EU/Schengen member states and possess the appropriate visa or equivalent permit and medical insurance. They may enter the country 15 days prior to the start of their studies. •Highly qualified workers, including participants in high-level sporting events that take place in Spain. •People traveling for duly accredited family reasons. •People traveling for duly accredited humanitarian reasons of reasons of force major. •Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, or Uruguay, provided that they have come directly from these countries or only made international transits at airports outside of these countries. Residency permits and D visas that expired between December 14, 2019 and June 21, 2020 are accepted for entry. If you are planning to travel to Bilbao at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.